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Student Support Specialist

Company: South Washington County Schools Isd 833
Location: Cottage Grove
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

0.50 FTE Student Support Specialist South Washington County Alternative High School Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible Compensation: Salary schedule based on Teacher contract, previous teaching experience and education. Benefits: Benefit information can be found on the District Website under Human Resources and Benefits. Please look under Forms & Publications for specific Insurance Premiums. License Requirement: Current Minnesota Licensed Social Worker, School Social Worker, Guidance and/or Counseling licensure, School Psychologist, and/or teaching license POSITION SUMMARY: Provide assistance to students, staff, and families to help student's function effectively in the school environment. PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: * Provide consultation to building student support teams. * Provide emotional support to students. * Assist teachers with student behavior and/or academic issues. * Provide frequent check ins with students who have become or are on the verge of becoming truant. * Share resources and agency information with staff and families. * Act as liaison between parents/family and school including conducting home visits. * Support all students in the area of social, emotional and behavioral issues. * Provide crisis intervention and prevention activities to both students and staff. * Maintain student files and required district paperwork as it relates to individual student needs. * Maintain data collection on support services provided to students. * Assist in designing and shaping behavioral interventions for both students and staff * Lead groups in trauma informed practices * Provide professional development for other staff as necessary * Knowledge and awareness and training of Minnesota Statutes as it relates to behavior (i.e. CPI, PCM and other required supports). * Adhere to Minnesota Board of Social Work and the Minnesota School Social Workers Association Standards and/or the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and/or the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and/or Minnesota Standards of Professional Conduct. * Other duties as assigned. JOB SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES): Required: * Minnesota licensure in one or more of the following areas Licensed Social Worker, School Social Worker, Guidance and/or Counseling licensure, School Psychologist, and/or teaching license * Solid knowledge and understanding of how to access outside/community resources and agencies to support families and staff. * Ability to counsel students and parents on sensitive problems and to communicate ideas clearly and concisely * Prompt, regular and reliable attendance. * Ability to perform routine computer functions, including the use of email, Microsoft Word and due process system. * Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships. * Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions. Application Procedure: Apply online including a letter of interest and current resume Posting will be removed from the website when the position has been filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: South Washington County Schools Isd 833, Minneapolis , Student Support Specialist, Other , Cottage Grove, Minnesota

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